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Star Anise

Other Names:

Badain

 

General Description:

It is a star shaped fruit dark brown in color and woody texture. In Indian cooking it is used in spice blends. It can be also used separately but some people discard the seeds as they are bitter in taste. Though seeds are some times chewed after meals to aid digestion.

 

 

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    Nutritional Information:

    Element Percentage
    anethole 

    Anise Stars, Badain, Badiana, Chinese Anise, Indian Spice, nis de la Chine, anise étoilé, badiane, Sternanis, anice stellato, anis estrllado,badian, ba chio, ba gok, bart gok, pa-chiao, pak kok, peh kah, bunga lawang, baht ghok, bunga lawang

     

     

     

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